Re: Graphite powder

From: asrp (
Date: Tue Sep 18 2001 - 16:16:45 EEST

            Thanks to all of you who responded my question and all this
information is very useful for my resarch work. Hopefully I'll comeup with
some result. I found few more patent links which may be handy for someone

If you need more info better search on


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Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 1:44 PM
Subject: Re: Graphite powder

> Rick,
> My research team worked on rapid tooling EDM electrodes for over a year.
> We tried compaction methods for creating EDM tools from graphite powder,
> with a little bit of polyvinyl alcohol thrown in as binder. Motorola does
> hold a patent for a similar process (I'll send you the patent number if I
> can lay my hands on it...).
> Adios!
> Peter
> <snip>
> Dear List,
> Is it possible to mix graphite powder with any electric
> conductive bonding material ? So that we can cast any shape out of this
> powder and use it as an EDM electrode just an idea to get your views.
> Regards,
> Rick
> <snip>
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